Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic NBA Betting Tips 1/18/2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, January 18, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 1.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 23-23. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.5 as they average 111.4 points per contest while giving up 112.0 per game. The Magic have an overall mark of 19-25. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They total 103.6 points per contest and give up 107.5, which is a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 24-21-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 22-22-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-20-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 17-26-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/16/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is doubtful Friday vs Orlando
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
01/16/19 C Mohamed Bamba Foot is questionable Friday vs Brooklyn
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 17.0 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Aaron Gordon averages 15.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Nikola Vucevic averages 20.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.9 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 14.5 per game. The Nets allow 112.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 27th in the league with 103.6 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 24.3. The Magic are 25th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Magic surrender 107.5 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 23rd with 46.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game.
The Nets are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 111.9, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 21st. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA.
Orlando is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Magic are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 14th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando -1.5
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